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What type of air movement should you expect under those conditions?

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Conditions: If you are sitting on a beach on a warm summer day, you might see the bright sunlight striking the beach and the ocean near the shore. What type of air movement should you expect under ...

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Traffic lights

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For regulation of the traffic we need traffic lights, no doubt about it. But most of them need to be adjusted. Some so called intelligent traffic lights are programmed to optimize traffic flow, ...

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Feb 23 2011 17:17
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Make all roofs and roads white

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I red an article about a temperature drop in Spain. It was observed through satellites that the temperature dropped in a particular region in Spain where soil was covered with white plastic for the...

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Feb 23 2011 16:59
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Fossil Fuel Prospects Continue To Go From Bad to Worse


It sucks to be a fossil fuel these days. April was an especially poor month for coal and oil, with no upside in the longer term. Ironically, rough times for fossil fuels may end up driving prices down and keeping them around longer as the renewable industry races to keep up.

Implementation of Green Data Centers is a Key Trend for the Growth of the Data Center Construction Market in the US


Technavio’s latest report on the data center construction market in the US provides an analysis on the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2016-2020. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to significantly impact the market and contribute to its growth or decline.

Dean Nelson Enlisting "Infrastructure Masons" to Advance Data Center Industry


Dean Nelson is on a mission. The majority of internet users expect instant connectivity to their online services without much awareness of the complexity and scale of the physical infrastructure that makes those services possible. Like water, electricity, or transportation, people take connectivity for granted, and eBay’s former data center chief wants people that enable connectivity to get more recognition. Earlier this month, he launched Infrastructure Masons, a data center industry group he hopes will help him advance this mission.

Large Dallas Data Center Goes Green Just In Time For Earth Day


CoreSpace, Inc. Dallas Data Center has joined the growing ranks of green data centers with its recent induction into the Green Power Partnership. An offshoot of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Green Power Partnership is a collective of independent businesses and organizations committed to using eco-friendly 

Microsoft May Deploy More Undersea Data Centers


Microsoft will continue to develop its design for undersea data centers. The cloud giant is intrigued with the potential benefits of unmanned server farms on the ocean floor, and may deploy a larger test site in the near future.

Race to the Future!

Reality of climate change sinks in across US party lines, say researchers


The tides have shifted among conservative voters, as new research suggests that half of Republicans heading to the polls this year believe that global warming is a threat.

Vulnerable countries suffer as heat epidemics hit worker health and productivity


Rising temperatures are already hitting the global workforce, and failing to tackle climate could risk billions of dollars in lost economic output and undermine efforts to reduce poverty.

Biodiesel not a solution to EU emissions, warns NGO


Long touted as a way to decarbonise the EU?s transport sector, new analysis from NGO Transport & Environment (T&E) has shown the use of biodiesel could increase emissions by 4% ? the equivalent of putting 12 million cars on the road by 2020.

Climate brings hard times for tea yields


Research in China shows that the changing monsoon pattern in East Asia and heavier rainfall is having a detrimental effect on the yield and quality of tea.

Emmanuel de Guzman: Sign on the dotted line, but don?t forget the fine print is 1.5C


Emmanuel de Guzman argues that, as countries congregate to sign the UN Paris Agreement, they are still a way off limiting warming to 1.5C.

Climate Change Headlines

Half of leading investors ignoring climate change: study


Source: Reuters - Almost half of the world's top 500 investors are doing nothing to address climate change through their investments, a study showed on Monday.

Honolulu might be sunk due to climate change


Source: Newsweek - In Hawaii, natural landmarks fill the role of the mainlandís cardinal directions. That means saying a place is toward the mountains (mauka) or toward the sea (makai) but also, if youíre in Honolulu, toward or away from iconic Diamond Head, the volcanic ridge that steals the skyline from neighboring Waikiki Beach, where a less natural featureóthe Ala Wai Canalódefines the area.

Solar Impulse 2 takes flight for second round


Source: AFP - Solar Impulse 2, an experimental aircraft flying around the world to draw attention to clean energy technologies, is to take flight again on Monday.

How Paris is stepping up its drive against the car


Source: BBC - In Paris cars are gradually being edged out as the city steps up a life-or-death battle to cut pollution.

E-mobility to drive Europe toward decarbonization


Source: Deutsche Welle - Transportation is a basic element of our lives, but also a major source of emissions. E-mobility is spreading around Europe as an alternative to fossil-fuel-powered vehicles - but financial challenges remain.

msnbc.com: Climate Change

Australia passes landmark carbon price laws


A convoy of trucks protesting against the Australian government's proposed carbon tax drive past Parliament House (L) in Canberra August 22, 2011. REUTERS/Tim WimborneAustralia's parliament passed landmark laws to impose a price on carbon emissions on Tuesday in one of the biggest economic reforms in a decade, giving new impetus to December's global climate talks in South Africa.




Study tallies health costs of climate disasters


Natural disasters tied to climate change not only cause physical damage but create significant health costs in terms of hospitalizations and lives lost, according to a study published Monday.

(Incandescent) lights to go out in China


China announced Friday it will phase out incandescent light bulbs within five years in an attempt to make the world's most polluting nation more energy efficient.

Warming gases saw biggest jump on record


Coal-fired power plants,†like this on in Huaibei, China, are key contributors to emissions of carbon, a greenhouse gas.The global output of heat-trapping carbon dioxide jumped by the biggest amount on record, the U.S. Department of Energy calculated.




NYC-sized iceberg being born on Antarctica


Part of an 18-mile-long crack in the Pine Island Glacier ice shelf is seen from a NASA jet on Oct. 26.Scientists on an aerial survey of Antarctica have come across an 18-mile-long break in an ice shelf, a sign that the unstable area is giving birth to an iceberg likely to be larger than New York City.




msnbc.com: Environment

Togo seizes tusks of 500 dead elephants


Authorities in Togo have seized nearly 4 tons †of ivory ?††the tusks from over 500 dead elephants ? hidden in containers destined for Vietnam, officials said on Monday.Authorities in Togo have seized nearly 4 tons †of ivory ?††the tusks from over 500 dead elephants ? hidden in containers destined for Vietnam, officials said on Monday.




Report: Keystone pipeline would have minimal environmental impact


A new State Department report on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline finds that the project would have minimal impact on the environment, an assessment likely to increase pressure on the White House to approve it. But the report sets no deadline for doing so.

Snowy owl recovering after being hit by bus in DC


A snowy owl that ventured south to the unlikely habitat of Washington, D.C., was clearly not cut out for city life. The animal was hit by a bus and was recovering with wildlife experts Friday.A snowy owl that ventured south to the unlikely habitat of Washington, D.C., was clearly not cut out for city life. The animal was hit by a bus and was recovering with wildlife experts Friday.




Why Mexico is losing millions of butterflies


The stunning and little-understood annual migration of millions of Monarch butterflies to spend the winter in Mexico is in danger of disappearing, experts said Wednesday, after numbers dropped to their lowest level since record keeping began in 1993.The stunning and little-understood annual migration of millions of Monarch butterflies to spend the winter in Mexico is in danger of disappearing, experts said Wednesday, after numbers dropped to their lowest level since record keeping began in 1993.




Changing climate is killing penguin chicks in Argentina


Extreme weather along the Argentine coast is killing chicks of Magellenic penguins that roost there. A 28-year study of the birds has found very hot years and very wet ones claiming as many as 50 percent of new chicks in the worst of times.Extreme weather along the Argentine coast is killing chicks of Magellenic penguins that roost there. A 28-year study of the birds has found very hot years and very wet ones claiming as many as 50 percent of new chicks in the worst of times.




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